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Springtime

Spring Queening!

Mike Diamond | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Mike Diamond

Ah, springtime, the season of pansies! After a long, cold, dark winter, spring is finally arriving. Mother Gaia warms, the birds chirp and I begin to...

Spring Into Spring! 4 Ways to Jumpstart The Season

Rupa Mehta | Posted 03.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Rupa Mehta

If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!

Spring Eavesdropping

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 03.21.2014 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Just as a cool breeze can suddenly emerge, I sensed a change between my park bench neighbors. His arm remained draped over her shoulder, but his tone shifted abruptly. "You told me it was over," he asserted forcefully.

Paris Is Perfect In Spring

Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

It may be kind of cliché, but Paris in springtime is really beautiful. With perfect weather to stroll through neighborhoods, sit outside quaint c...

Five Pictures of Spring

Maria Rodale | Posted 03.03.2014 | Health News
Maria Rodale

Just because. For more from Maria Rodale, visit www.mariasfarmcountrykitchen.com...

POLL: Are You Ready For Spring?

Posted 03.03.2014 | MarloThomas

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Spring Clean Your Health Routine With These Upgrades

Diana Le Dean | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Diana Le Dean

Each spring gives us a present, a restorative bundle of energy that helps us shape up, innovate, and prepare for warm-weather activity. It might be the best gift you receive all year, but what do you do with it?

10 Ways To Lighten Up Today

Donna Henes | Posted 06.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

After months of lethargy and holiday indulgences, we are feeling anxious to be active again. We are suddenly more alert, attentive, antsy, enthusiastic. We feel a surge of exuberance and verve. Our sap is rising, too.

I Dig the Ramps

Jennifer Maffett | Posted 06.19.2013 | Green
Jennifer Maffett

Unfortunately, harvesting puts the ramp's ability to multiply in jeopardy. In recent years, the enthusiasm for these wild plants has caused many patches of ramps to be completely decimated by over-zealous purveyors.

How To Practice Letting Go This Spring

Christian de la Huerta | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Christian de la Huerta

For most of us, spring cleaning our physical space is not so challenging. Spring cleaning our lives, however, is not so easy. It requires a strong desire to let go of the old and perhaps the comfortable, that which no longer serves.

Top 5 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Lose Weight

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

I think spring 2013 is absolutely the best time in history for you to permanently solve your weight problem. Here are the top five reasons why.

Spring Wishing!

Posted 03.20.2013 | Celebrity

Spring is here! Or at least, it should come around any minute now ... Just picture it: Billowy clouds, warm afternoons, half as many layers and ice te...

7 Ways To Bring Spring Into Our Homes Already!

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 03.08.2013 | HuffPost Home

We just can't take any more winter.

Psychedelic Cherry Blossom Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

The cherry blossom, or sakura, is a purely ornamental flower -- it produces no fruit. It doesn't have to, though, because even the flower itself knows...

April Awakenings

Melinda Wentzel | Posted 06.10.2012 | Parents
Melinda Wentzel

Somehow, seeing the buds and the birds and the medley of green filled me with a tangible sense of hope and enthusiasm for whatever the future might bring.

How To Spring Clean Your Relationships

HelloGiggles | Posted 04.10.2012 | Women

Spring Cleaning, loved by some and dreaded by others, is the annual major cleaning of your home that happens - wait for it - in the Spring. Since we'r...

Sensing Spring: A New Beginning

Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Lilian Cheung, D.Sc., R.D.

As spring so fragrantly reminds us, we stand at the threshold of life. We are constantly transforming and therefore capable of wondrous things. To embrace this gift, all we need to do is show up, truly and fully.

Poems: Five Songs of Spring

John Lundberg | Posted 05.25.2012 | Books
John Lundberg

In his "Ode to Autumn," John Keats somewhat cheekily asks the question, "Where are the songs of Spring? Ay, where are they?" Well, spring is back and singing again.

The Anatomy Of A Healthy Sandwich

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 05.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

There is still room for the almighty sandwich in your life (and your stomach). You just have to be smart about it.

Spring Cleaning, Mental and Physical

Posted 03.22.2012 | Women

Kimberly Weisul & Connie Guglielmo | One Thing New I'm not very diligent about spring cleaning, at least not literally. When the flowers bloom and...

Spring Comes Super-Early This Year, And Astronomers Say Why

Posted 03.20.2012 | Science

By: Joe Rao Published: 03/19/2012 01:48 PM EDT on SPACE.com Across much of the United States, this has been an unusually mild winter, especially...

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Attack Of The Corpse Flower!

AP | Posted 06.16.2011 | Green

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Spring is in the air, and that means an unpleasant smell for one greenhouse at Ohio State University. An 8-foot-tall rain fore...

Somber Cherry Blossom Festival Begins In Tokyo

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2011 | World

TOKYO (AP) - Cherry blossom season has arrived in Tokyo, tinged this year with particular sadness. (Scroll down for photos) The Japan Meteorologic...

Cherry Blossom Festival Pays Tribute To Japan

AP | By BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The flowering trees that symbolize friendship between the United States and Japan are blooming for the 99th time in Washington in the wa...